How to stream German TV channels online

Stream ARD, ZDF, Sport1, ProSieben, and other German channels securely with ExpressVPN

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Stream German TV channels online in 3 steps

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Step 2

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Select a secure server location in Germany.

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Watch all your favorite German TV streaming platforms, live or on demand.

Stream the 2022 FIFA World Cup online

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be the 22nd edition of the premier global football competition. The tournament features 32 teams, in eight groups of four teams. The Qatar World Cup, taking place during winter, will be the shortest World Cup schedule of all time. A total of 64 matches will be played from November 20–December 18, 2022.

Germany football fans can live stream 48 of 64 World Cup matches online for free on ZDF and ARD, including the semi-finals and final (Magenta TV will air the other 16 matches). In addition, the Austrian broadcasters ORF and Servus TV will stream all 64 matches online for free in German. Learn more about how to live stream the World Cup in your country.

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Stream ProSieben live

You can sign up for ProSieben for free and enjoy everything from reality shows to blockbuster movies. It also airs popular series from the U.S. and elsewhere. ExpressVPN is fully compatible with ProSieben, so you can stream all that you want, free from bandwidth limits.

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Stream Zattoo in HD

Switzerland-based Zattoo is the largest live TV provider in the German-speaking region, with more than 200 channels broadcasting in six countries. Zattoo is also free, and you can stream it securely in HD with ExpressVPN.

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Livestream ARD

Whether for the daily news, live TV, or a movie on demand, the full ARD media library is at your fingertips with ExpressVPN, which enables you to stream privately, securely, and with fast speeds. You’ll never have to miss another livestream of Das Erste or any of the channel’s regional programs.

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Stream ZDF live

ZDF ("Second German Television") is a free public broadcaster that airs popular series, talk shows, and news, along with occasional live sports events (such as the German Cup, FIFA and UEFA tournaments) that draw millions of views around the world. With a VPN you, too, can watch its streaming platform, ZDF.de, securely, and in blazing HD.

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Livestream ORF

ORF is Austria’s premier broadcaster, and it has many international fans, especially in Germany. It features both international and domestic productions on its channels, and is particularly famous for its historic programs. ORF also carries live broadcasts of half of the Formula One racing season.

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Watch Sport1 online

Sport1 carries the Bundesliga and other international top football leagues. But it also shows other sports like darts, handball, and motorcycle racing. Tune in with a VPN to ensure you never miss a minute of the action!

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